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Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Seminars
Fall 2011


All Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Seminars are held Mondays at 3:30PM, in 112 Newins-Ziegler Hall. Cookies and coffee are always served.

22-Aug

Grad student orientation, no seminar.

29-Aug

Jennifer Seavey, WEC
“Decadal changes in oyster reefs in the big bend of Florida's gulf coast”
http://www.wec.ufl.edu/postdoc/seavey/

5-Sep

Labor Day - No seminar

12-Sep

James Watling, Research Faculty, WEC, Ft Lauderdale REC
“Landscape structure, invasive species and climate change: describing the biotic response to the drivers of global change ”
http://plaza.ufl.edu/watlingj/

19-Sep

John Blake, Professor, WEC
“Manakins, woodcreepers, and cameras: Behavioral and ecological studies in eastern Ecuador”

26-Sep

Ray Huffaker, Professor and Chair, Department of Food and Resource Economics, UF
“Detecting dynamic structure in historical data: the case of community dynamics in a university ecosystem”
http://www.fred.ifas.ufl.edu/directory/huffaker-ray.shtml

3-Oct

David Wilkie, Director, Conservation Support, Global Conservation Program, Wildlife Conservation Society, New York, New York
“Evaluating livelihood impacts of conservation projects”
http://wcslivinglandscapes.com/WhoWeAre/tabid/3635/Default.aspx

10-Oct

Ricardo Rozzi, Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy and Religion Studies, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas
“Field Environmental Philosophy: A methodological approach to confront biocultural homogenization in a rapidly changing world”
http://www.ieb-chile.cl/focus/people_focus5/RicardoRozzi.php
Co-sponsored by Center for Latin American Studies

17-Oct

Mike Conner, Scientist, Joseph W. Jones Ecological Research Center
“Predation in the fire forest and wildlife populations”

24-Oct

Jeff Hostetler, Postdoctoral Fellow, Migratory Bird Center, Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute
“Fitness of Migratory Birds in a Changing World”

31-Oct

Tyler Campbell, PhD., Feral Swine Project Leader for USDA-APHIS Wildlife Services, Florida Field Station, Gainesville
“Bacon Busting Research Style: Feral Swine Research at the National Wildlife Research Center”

7-Nov

Marty Main, Professor, WEC
“Scholarship of extension”
http://www.imok.ufl.edu/faculty/?id=main

14-Nov

Grady Roberts, Professor in Agricultural Education and Communication and Director of the CALS Teaching Resource Center, UF
“Scholarship of teaching”

21-Nov

Tom Devitt, Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California MEXUS - CONACYT Institute of Biology, National Autonomous University of Mexico
“Speciation and Hybridization in the Salamander Ring Species Ensatina eschscholtzii”
http://www.tommydevitt.com/

28-Nov

David Oi, Research Scientist, Center for Medical, Agricultural, and Veterinary Entomology, USDA Agricultural Research Service
“Rants about ants and the battle against fire ants and other invasive ants ”

5-Dec

MS symposium